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Authorities investigating whether Kansas triple shooting that killed one was a hate crime

iStock/Thinkstock(OLATHE, Kan.) — Authorities are investigating whether a triple shooting at a Kansas bar, which resulted in one death, was a hate crime.

On Wednesday evening, police responded to a 911 call of shots fired at Austin's Bar and   ... Read More

POLL: Obamacare favorability nears record propelled by independents

iStock/Thinkstock(MENLO PARK, Calif.) — A new poll gauging the public's feelings on the ongoing battle over healthcare finds continued displeasure with the current policy direction, but near record positive impressions of the Affordable Care Act.

The tracking poll, conducted   ... Read More

Ruth Bader Ginsburg: America is great because ‘it is receptive to all people’

Michael Kovac/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg told a large crowd that had gathered to see her Thursday that the U.S. is not at its best right now because "we are not as mindful of what   ... Read More

Man arrested in connection with 2005 disappearance of Georgia high school teacher

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) --  Georgia police have arrested a 33-year-old man in connection with the 2005 disappearance of a high school teacher.

Ryan Alexander Duke, a former student of the Georgia high school where the woman taught, was arrested Wednesday,   ... Read More

Teen siblings involved in altercation with LAPD officer file lawsuits

iStock/Thinkstock(LOS ANGELES) --  Lawyers for two teen siblings involved in an altercation with an off-duty LAPD officer filed civil lawsuits against the Anaheim and Los Angeles police departments today, alleging battery, negligence and state civil rights violations, among other   ... Read More

Calls to ‘protect trans kids’ after Trump administration reverses transgender bathroom guidance

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) --  Advocates and the transgender community are putting out a loud call to "protect trans kids" after the Trump administration revoked federal guidance established by the Obama administration that directed schools to allow trans students to use   ... Read More

Hearing of retired cop who shot moviegoer puts Florida’s Stand Your Ground law back in the spotlight

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) --  Vivian Reeves was emotional as she testified Wednesday before a judge at her husband's hearing in Florida, attesting that her husband, Curtis Reeves, a retired Tampa police captain, had his head in his hands after he   ... Read More

NYC police head reminds officers not to help in deporting immigrants unless public safety at risk

Jupiterimages/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The Trump administration’s pursuit of unauthorized immigrants may have hit a wall in New York City.

City Police Commissioner James O’Neill told officers in an internal memo that the department would not enforce administrative warrants issued   ... Read More

Winter storm to bring swath of snow to the Great Plains and Midwest

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A winter storm may bring a swath of heavy snow and damaging winds to parts of the Great Plains and Midwest.

The storm dumped up to 78 inches of snow in the Sierra Nevada mountain   ... Read More

Singer Jackie Evancho ‘disappointed’ in Trump move on transgender protections

(NEW YORK) — Jackie Evancho, the opera singer who performed at Donald Trump's inauguration last month, said Wednesday evening that she was "disappointed" in his administration's decision to roll back protections for transgender students.

Evancho, whose sister is transgender, asked   ... Read More

Winning ticket for $435 million Powerball jackpot sold in Indiana

Hemera/Thinkstock(LAFAYETTE, Ind.) — The winning ticket for Wednesday's Powerball drawing, worth an estimated $435.3 million, was sold in Indiana, a spokesperson for the Hoosier Lottery confirmed early Thursday morning.

The spokesperson said the ticket was sold at a gas   ... Read More

Wife of Florida man accused in theater shooting over victim’s texting testifies in court

WFTS(NEW YORK) -- The wife of the former police captain accused of fatally shooting a man in a Florida movie theater testified in court Wednesday in a hearing that will determine if his claim of self-defense meets the criteria   ... Read More

Trayvon Martin’s parents on becoming activists, a role they never expected to have before son was killed

ABC News(NEW YORK) --  It was five years ago this month that Trayvon Martin, an unarmed African-American 17-year-old from Miami Gardens, Florida, was shot and killed by neighborhood watchman, George Zimmerman.

Since his death, Trayvon’s parents Sybrina Fulton and   ... Read More

Dakota Access pipeline protest site cleared after police in riot gear enter main camp

Scott Olson/Getty Images(CANNONBALL, N.D.) — The protest site for the Dakota Access pipeline has been cleared after some demonstrators refused to leave Wednesday, when a deadline for evacuation passed.

The Oceti Sakowin camp was cleared as of 2:09 p.m.   ... Read More

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Authorities investigating whether Kansas triple shooting that killed one was a hate crime

iStock/Thinkstock(OLATHE, Kan.) — Authorities are investigating whether a triple shooting at a Kansas bar, which resulted in one death, was a hate crime.

On Wednesday evening, police responded to a 911 call of shots fired at Austin's Bar and   ... Read More

POLL: Obamacare favorability nears record propelled by independents

iStock/Thinkstock(MENLO PARK, Calif.) — A new poll gauging the public's feelings on the ongoing battle over healthcare finds continued displeasure with the current policy direction, but near record positive impressions of the Affordable Care Act.

The tracking poll, conducted   ... Read More

Ruth Bader Ginsburg: America is great because ‘it is receptive to all people’

Michael Kovac/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg told a large crowd that had gathered to see her Thursday that the U.S. is not at its best right now because "we are not as mindful of what   ... Read More

Man arrested in connection with 2005 disappearance of Georgia high school teacher

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) --  Georgia police have arrested a 33-year-old man in connection with the 2005 disappearance of a high school teacher.

Ryan Alexander Duke, a former student of the Georgia high school where the woman taught, was arrested Wednesday,   ... Read More

Teen siblings involved in altercation with LAPD officer file lawsuits

iStock/Thinkstock(LOS ANGELES) --  Lawyers for two teen siblings involved in an altercation with an off-duty LAPD officer filed civil lawsuits against the Anaheim and Los Angeles police departments today, alleging battery, negligence and state civil rights violations, among other   ... Read More

Calls to ‘protect trans kids’ after Trump administration reverses transgender bathroom guidance

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) --  Advocates and the transgender community are putting out a loud call to "protect trans kids" after the Trump administration revoked federal guidance established by the Obama administration that directed schools to allow trans students to use   ... Read More

Hearing of retired cop who shot moviegoer puts Florida’s Stand Your Ground law back in the spotlight

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) --  Vivian Reeves was emotional as she testified Wednesday before a judge at her husband's hearing in Florida, attesting that her husband, Curtis Reeves, a retired Tampa police captain, had his head in his hands after he   ... Read More

NYC police head reminds officers not to help in deporting immigrants unless public safety at risk

Jupiterimages/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The Trump administration’s pursuit of unauthorized immigrants may have hit a wall in New York City.

City Police Commissioner James O’Neill told officers in an internal memo that the department would not enforce administrative warrants issued   ... Read More

Winter storm to bring swath of snow to the Great Plains and Midwest

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A winter storm may bring a swath of heavy snow and damaging winds to parts of the Great Plains and Midwest.

The storm dumped up to 78 inches of snow in the Sierra Nevada mountain   ... Read More

Singer Jackie Evancho ‘disappointed’ in Trump move on transgender protections

(NEW YORK) — Jackie Evancho, the opera singer who performed at Donald Trump's inauguration last month, said Wednesday evening that she was "disappointed" in his administration's decision to roll back protections for transgender students.

Evancho, whose sister is transgender, asked   ... Read More

Winning ticket for $435 million Powerball jackpot sold in Indiana

Hemera/Thinkstock(LAFAYETTE, Ind.) — The winning ticket for Wednesday's Powerball drawing, worth an estimated $435.3 million, was sold in Indiana, a spokesperson for the Hoosier Lottery confirmed early Thursday morning.

The spokesperson said the ticket was sold at a gas   ... Read More

Wife of Florida man accused in theater shooting over victim’s texting testifies in court

WFTS(NEW YORK) -- The wife of the former police captain accused of fatally shooting a man in a Florida movie theater testified in court Wednesday in a hearing that will determine if his claim of self-defense meets the criteria   ... Read More

Trayvon Martin’s parents on becoming activists, a role they never expected to have before son was killed

ABC News(NEW YORK) --  It was five years ago this month that Trayvon Martin, an unarmed African-American 17-year-old from Miami Gardens, Florida, was shot and killed by neighborhood watchman, George Zimmerman.

Since his death, Trayvon’s parents Sybrina Fulton and   ... Read More

Dakota Access pipeline protest site cleared after police in riot gear enter main camp

Scott Olson/Getty Images(CANNONBALL, N.D.) — The protest site for the Dakota Access pipeline has been cleared after some demonstrators refused to leave Wednesday, when a deadline for evacuation passed.

The Oceti Sakowin camp was cleared as of 2:09 p.m.   ... Read More

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